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Printing press Printing press

Columbian printing press of cast iron, designed by George E. Clymer around 1812 to print newspapers, named after Columbia, the female personification of America, with large counter weight in the shape of the American eagle, bought from D. and J. Greig by the museum for use in its own print shop and used until 1964, made by D. and J. Greig of Edinburgh, c. 1865

Printing press Printing press

Printing press, small hand-cranked cam-operated platen press, the press automatically feeds, attaches photograph to card and delivered cartes-de-visite, by A. Magand, Paris, late 19th - early 20th century

Printing press, rotary Printing press, rotary

Rotary printing press, mounted on a wooden base with cast-iron columns, invented by Thomas Nelson Jr. of Edinburgh, 1850, and exhibited at the Great Exhibition, London, 1851

Printing press / paper sheet Printing press / paper sheet

Sheet of paper for making a pasteboard matrix for a Walter printing press, first used by the Scotsman in 1872

Printing press / pasteboard matrix Printing press / pasteboard matrix

Pasteboard matrix impressed with type for a Walter printing press, first used by the Scotsman in 1872

Printing press Printing press

Proofing press by Alexander Seggie, Edinburgh, mid 19th century

Printing press Printing press

Cossar web-fed newspaper printing press, installed in Crieff in 1907, printed the Strathearn Herald from 1907 to 1991, invented by Thomas Cossar, 1899, made by Payne and Sons, Otley, c. 1907

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